The Saturday Evening Girls Club

  • by Jane Healey
  • Narrated by Cassandra Campbell
  • 8 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

For four young immigrant women living in Boston's North End in the early 1900s, escaping tradition doesn't come easy. But at least they have one another and the Saturday Evening Girls Club, a social pottery-making group offering respite from their hectic home lives - and hope for a better future.
Ambitious Caprice dreams of opening her own hat shop, which clashes with the expectations of her Sicilian-born parents. Brilliant Ada secretly takes college classes despite the disapproval of her Russian Jewish father. Stunning Maria could marry anyone yet guards her heart to avoid the fate of her Italian Catholic mother, broken down by an alcoholic husband. And shy Thea is torn between asserting herself and embracing an antiquated Jewish tradition.
The friends face family clashes and romantic entanglements, career struggles and cultural prejudice. But through their unfailing bond, forged through their weekly gathering, they'll draw strength - and the courage to transform their immigrant stories into the American lives of their dreams.

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Very Enjoyable!

Great story, great narration, loved the character development. Look forward to more books by this author.
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- Bonnie

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-25-2017
  • Publisher: Brilliance Audio